DIY Christmas Advent Calendar

The Christmas season is officially in full swing, so my children have been joyfully counting down to the big day! To do this, we’ve been using our homemade Christmas advent calendar. We were inspired to do this project while visiting a dear friend last year, and seeing her beautiful handmade advent calendar made us want … Continue Reading

Vegan (Smoky) Cheddar Cheese-Ball

At my house, the Cheese-Ball has become a classic staple for the holidays. It makes its appearance on my table at least once, if not two or three times over the season. On Thanksgiving, it does its job well, keeping hunger at bay during those pre-dinner hours but still satisfying the need for something delicious … Continue Reading

Celebrating a Meat-Free Thanksgiving (Vegan Choices!)

If I’m counting correctly, this year will be my 5th Thanksgiving with no turkey. Do I miss a turkey filled holiday? Nope, not a bit lol. If anything, cooking a Thanksgiving dinner vegan style cuts my kitchen time in half, while doubling the deliciousness. No more defrosting frozen turkey overnight. No more 5 hours (plus … Continue Reading

Santa Cookies: Vegan Chocolate Chip

With the holidays in full swing, I’ve been making cookies. Lots of cookies. Lots and LOTS of cookies lol! It’s half tradition, half sweet tooth that gets me in the kitchen for holiday baking. Yet, no matter how many different types of cookies I bake, I always go back to my favorite: The traditionally heavenly … Continue Reading